Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino (Ingredients, Taste, Variations, Sizes, Copycat Recipe, Caffeine, Calories & More information)

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Starbucks is widely known for its fantastic menu items, and its Chewbacca Frappuccino isn’t any different. Since I am a super fan of Star Wars, I was among the first Starbucks customers to order this drink from their menu immediately after I came to know of it. I wanted to feel the taste and flavor of this Frappuccino, as Chewbacca is my favorite character in the whole movie. After years of having this drink, I can attest that it gives you the same satisfaction you get when watching the movie. In this article, I will talk about what this drink tastes like and share a simple recipe you can follow to make this drink at home.

Brief History of the drink

Starbucks first introduced the Chewbacca Frappuccino in 2019, after the new release of the Star Wars Movie. This was a way of honoring the famous fictional character in the movie, Chewbacca. Due to its fantastic taste, this Starbucks Frappuccino has been positively embraced by Starbucks customers who are fans of Star Wars and the rest of their customers.

Is Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino still available at Starbucks?

Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino is still available at Starbucks, and you can order it anytime. However, Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino has yet to be placed on the regular menu, as it is currently under Starbucks’ secret menu drinks. With that said, you will have to know the name of this drink and the ingredients involved, to order this drink successfully.

Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino (Ingredients, Taste, Variations, Sizes, Caffeine, Calories)

What’s in a Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino- (Ingredients)

Ingredients

According to an online platform linked with Starbucks’ secret menu, the ingredients found in the Chewbacca Frappuccino are Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappuccino, caramel drizzle, whipped cream, and cookie crumbles. Let’s talk about each one of these ingredients.

  • Caramel drizzle: Starbucks uses caramel drizzle as an ingredient of this drink to add flavor and taste to it and as the base ingredient of the Chewbacca Frappuccino. To resemble Chewbacca, Starbucks first lines the cup with caramel drizzle to imitate the belt he wears in the movie.
  • Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappuccino: Starbucks uses the Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappuccino as the main ingredient of this drink. Starbucks prepares its Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappuccino using milk, ice, whipped cream, coffee Frappuccino syrup, mocha sauce, coffee, Frappuccino chips, and chocolate cookie grind topping.
  • Whipped cream: Starbucks finishes its Chewbacca Frappuccino by topping it up with whipped cream to give it a creamier taste.
  • Cookie crumbles: extra cookie crumbles are added to the whipped cream to give this drink a dark-finished look and a crunchier feel.

Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino: Sizes, nutrition, Caffeine & Calories

Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino Copycat Recipe

What sizes are available

Regarding Chewbacca Frappuccino, Starbucks offers this drink in three different sizes. These sizes are the tall (12 fluid ounces), the Grande size (16 fluid ounces), and finally, the Venti size (24 fluid ounces). The Starbucks Chewbacca can be sweet for those who don’t have a sweet tooth. So, I suggest you order this drink in the tall size first if you are trying it for the first time. You can request another size the next time you visit Starbucks depending on your first experience.

Nutritional facts

Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino is not among the healthiest drinks on the Starbucks secret menu. However, its calorie content is manageable for many people, as it is still under the required daily calorie intake. When you order this drink from the tall size, it contains 360 calories, 17 grams of fat, 45 milligrams of cholesterol, 200 milligrams of sodium, 45 grams of total carbohydrates, and four grams of protein.

The nutritional facts of this drink will slightly change as the sizes vary. When this Frappuccino is served in a Grande size, it contains grams of protein, 62 grams of total carbohydrates, 270 milligrams of sodium, 60 milligrams of cholesterol, 24 grams of total fat, and 480 calories.

Finally, when Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino is ordered in its largest size, the Venti size, It contains 590 calories, 27 grams of fat, 65 milligrams of cholesterol, 360 milligrams of sodium, 82 grams of total carbohydrates, and 8 grams of protein. Below is a clear table that summarizes Starbucks Chewbacca’s nutritional value when ordered in a Venti size.

Calories (per 2,000 calories daily intake)590
Nutritional value (per 1 cookie 2.9 0z serving)% Daily Value
Total fat 27g

 

Saturated fat 17g

Trans Fat 0.5mg

35%

 

85%

Total carbohydrates 82g

 

Dietary fiber 3g

Sugars 75g

30%

 

11%

Protein 8g 
Sodium 360mg16%
Cholesterol 65mg22%

Caffeine information

Like most Starbucks Frappuccinos, the Chewbacca Frappuccino has caffeine in it, and the caffeine content of this drink usually varies depending on the quantity you are taking. This drink contains 130 milligrams of caffeine when put in a Venti size, 95 milligrams of caffeine when in a Grande size, and 65 milligrams of caffeine when served in a tall size. This caffeine information will help you choose which size to order this drink from, depending on your preferred caffeine intake.

So, what does Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino taste like?

Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino has a rich, creamy, sweet, and chocolatey taste. This Starbucks drink gets its rich and creamy taste from the milk used in the mocha cookie crumble Frappuccino and the whipped cream used to top it off. The sweet and chocolatey flavor comes from the caramel drizzle and the ingredients in the mocha cookie crumble Frappuccino drink, like the mocha sauce and the chocolate chip grind topping.

Ways to customize a Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino at Starbucks- Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino Variations

Like any other Starbucks drink, you can customize the Chewbacca Frappuccino to fit your taste and preference. You can customize this drink by swapping Starbucks’ whole milk with another option. If you are a vegan, you can customize this drink by using a non-dairy milk of your choice. Starbucks offers coconut, soy, oat, and Almond milk as non-dairy options.

When it comes to flavors, you can customize the Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino by adding a few syrups to it to get a sweeter taste and flavor. Among the syrup you can use in this drink are Caramel syrup, chestnut praline syrup, Hazelnut syrup, or Cinnamon Dolce syrup. You can add extra toppings to this drink apart from the whipped cream and the cookie crumbles. Although Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino is already sweet, you can add a few sweeteners like honey, sugar, or classic syrup to it for a sweeter taste. However, too much sugar is unhealthy, and you should drink healthily in the long run.

How to make Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino at home- Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino Copycat Recipe

Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino

Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino Copycat Recipe

Kai Jordan

Equipment

  • Coffee maker
  • Blender
  • Cup/glass

Ingredients
  

  • Milk
  • Brewed coffee
  • Whipped cream
  • Ice
  • Chocolate syrup
  • Cookie crumbles
  • Caramel drizzle

Instructions
 

  • To prepare Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino at home, you first need to make a mocha cookie crumble Frappuccino
  • First, grind your fresh coffee beans until they are fine
  • Prepare your coffee maker by filling it with water and coffee
  • Brew your coffee and transfer it into a blender
  • Add milk, chocolate chips, and chocolate syrup into the blender and carefully blend
  • Add a few chunks of ice into the blender and blend to make the Chewbacca Frappuccino thicker
  • Transfer this mixture to your cup or glass, top it up with whipped cream and enjoy

Notes

Use the type of milk you prefer
-leave out the ice cubes if you want a warm version of this drink
-Use fresh coffee beans to brew your coffee if you want a strong taste and flavor.
-Use unsweetened whipped cream as a topping for this drink if you do not have a sweet tooth.

Informative section

How do you order a Chewbacca Frappuccino at Starbucks?

Since the Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino is available on the secret menu, you will have to know the ingredients used to prepare it for the barista to serve you. First, request the barista to line your cup with Caramel Drizzle, and then add in a Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappuccino. Then, request the baristas to top the drink with whipped cream and cookie crumbles.

Is the Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino good?

Yes, Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino is delicious. This drink can be taken by any adult with a sweet tooth, as it is relatively sweet.

How much is Chewbacca Frappuccino at Starbucks

Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino costs around $3.75 to $4.75, depending on the size you are ordering this drink from and your location.

Is Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino healthy?

Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino isn’t the healthiest drink on the menu. The calorie content of this drink ranges from 360 to 590 calories. However, Starbucks Chewbacca Frappuccino has other nutritious nutrients like carbohydrates and proteins.